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Old 12-26-2006, 04:47 PM   #1
Dec 2006
Windham NH
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Is it a good idea to use a Glass carboy as the primary fermenter? and a keg for the secondary?

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Old 12-26-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
Nov 2006
San Antonio, TX
Posts: 228

Glass carboy as primary - Sure, as long as it's 6.5gal or larger for 5gal batches.

Keg as secondary? What kind of keg? 1/2 barrel keg - no, to much headspace. 5gal corny - sure, but it's easier to clean a 5gal carboy or 5 gal bucket...

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Old 12-26-2006, 06:23 PM   #3
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Don't see why not. I use buckets & cornies. Just leave the batch in the carboy for 2 weeks after fermentation is done to let it clear.
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